"Fitz Hugh was born in the midst of the early agitation of the Slavery
question, and was named for one of Gerrit Smith's family.... Fitz Hugh's
father said that when but two years old, Fitz Hugh 'would climb upon the
breakfast table and eat Cayenne pepper from the castor!'"
Carpenter, Frank B. "In Memoriam. -- Fitz Hugh Ludlow, as He Was Known
by a Friend. -- Interesting and Fresh Personal Reminiscences. -- The
Faithful Record of a Broken Career. -- Ludlow's Weak and Strong Points"
The Evening Mail, December ? 1870, col. 1
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